Check out this Stealth activities demo – Coming soon in Moodle #Moodledev

March 25th, 2016

Stealth activities which were requested in Moodle tracker a long time back since 2006 are coming soon in Moodle and currently under peer review process. A prototype to test out the functionality of stealth activities is setup at Moodle Prototype site here.

Stealth activities are those activities which are accessible to students, but not listed on the course front page. The course creator will manually put a link to the activity somewhere else in the course and the activities would be available by following URL but hidden from the course page. Read More

Theme Designers – Switch themes easily using Theme Selector block #MoodlePlugins @GJBarnard

March 19th, 2016

Gareth J Barnard has released the Theme Selector Block through the official Moodle Plugins database. The block allows to change themes quickly and clear theme cache which can be very much helpful for Theme Designers and Administrators.

As covered previously in this post, Gareth has released this plugin and is available for Moodle 2.9 onwards. You can even allow all users to change the theme by ‘allowthemechangeonurl’ core setting. Read More

Moodle site stuck up in Maintenance mode – how to proceed??

August 26th, 2015

Recently one of my development Moodle site stuck up in the maintenance mode due to which I was not able to see any page on my Moodle site. A quick search on Moodle forums brought up so many tricks to restore the site back which I thought to share with all of my fellow readers. Read More

URL downloader (Xpert) – attribute for the images downloaded from internet

March 12th, 2015

The recently released repository plugin ‘URL downloader (Xpert)’ repository allows a user to attribute an image downloaded via a URL to the copyright holder. Read More